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Chelsea pensioners attend Royal Irish Regiment band concert

The Right Worshipful the Mayor - Councillor Jonathan Craig welcomed Chelsea pensioners James McGuinness, Norman Dawson, Colin Banks and guests in the Mayor’s Parlour on behalf of Lisburn City Council last Thursday night (11th May).  After the reception they attended a concert in the Island Hall where they enjoyed a great evening of music by the Band of the Royal Irish Regiment under its Director of Music - Paul Norley.  The concert was co-ordinated by Tom Whyte - Director of Music of First Lisburn Presbyterian Church and also taking part were Lisnagarvey Operatic Society and the Wallace Preparatory Department School Choir who performed excerpts from ‘The Boyfriend’.  Proceeds from the event were in support of Parkinson’s Disease Society and Service Charities.

 

The Right Worshipful the Mayor - Councillor Jonathan Craig pictured with Chelsea pensioners James McGuinness, Norman Dawson, Colin Banks and guests prior to a concert by the Band of the Royal Irish Regiment in the Island Hall on Thursday 11th May.  Included in the photo is Tom Whyte - Director of Music (First Lisburn Presbyterian Church) who co-ordinated the event, Mike Hewitt - Secretary of the Royal Military Police Association (NI Branch) and Paul Norley - Director of Music (RIR Band).

Members of Lisnagarvey Operatic Society pictured prior to their performance at the Island Hall last Thursday night.  L to R:  (front row) Sarah Small, Gillian Algie, Gwen Gibson and Nell McIlwrath.  (second row)  George Heron, Francis Walker, Margaret Gillian, Liz Johnston and Matt Neill.  (back row)  Barry McGonagle (Face of the new Halifax Ad), Ross Boreland, Victor Berry, Roy McIlwrath- Chairman and David Mehaffy.